Diversion of Emergency Services in Green Bay

November 30, 2021


Due to a temporary staffing resource shortage at the Green Bay Health Centre in Springdale, Emergency Services will be diverted to Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre (CNRHC) in Grand Falls-Windsor on Wednesday, December 1st from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, December 2nd from 8:00am – 8:00pm.

If residents require emergency services during this time, they are advised to call 911 or proceed to the emergency room at CNRHC in Grand Falls-Windsor, where they will be seen.

Subsequently, Emergency Services will be supported through Virtual ER assessment on the following dates and times:

  • December 1, from 8:00 p.m. - December 2 at 8:00 a.m.

  • December 2 from 8:00 p.m. – December 3 at 8:00 a.m.

When Virtual ER services are offered (December 1, from 8:00 p.m. to December 2 at 8 a.m. and December 2, from 8 p.m. to December 3 at 8 a.m.) and through the support of the current Physician team and the collaborative health team, the following services will continue to be offered at the facility:

  1. Emergency

  2. Acute Care (inpatient)

  3. Medical Clinic (doctor’s office)

  4. Lab

  5. Medical Imaging

  6. Continuing Care (Community Nursing)

  7. Physiotherapy

  8. Dietitian

  9. Diabetes Clinic

  10. Public Health

  11. Women’s Wellness

  12. Mental Health and Addictions

  13. Doorways

For more on Virtual ERs please click here.

Central Health continues its efforts in recruitment for this area for both physicians and non-physician healthcare workers. Central Health has been engaging physicians directly about potential opportunities and is working with a recruitment firm to assist in its search for physicians.

We apologize for this interruption of service and thank the public for their understanding and patience as we continue to focus on providing safe and quality care for the residents of the Green Bay.

Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations

Central Health

Gayle.StCroix@centralhealth.nl.ca




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